Emily Hartridge was "a radiant light that always made people laugh," her friend tweeted.
A popular creator died Friday morning when her electric scooter collided with a truck in Battersea, London.
Emily Hartridge, 35, became the first fatality involving an e-scooter in the UK, is currently investigating laws and education campaigns for rider and scooter companies.
Hartridge's death was confirmed Saturday by a post on her official Instagram account. "Emily was involved in an accident and died yesterday," it said in the post. "We all loved her, and she will never be forgotten. She has touched so many lives that it's hard to imagine things without her. "
Hartridge, known for YouTube videos that attracted millions of visitors, began publishing regular posts on the site seven years ago. She often used the format "10 reasons why" and her video series covered topics from dating and dating to her sexuality and mental health. Recently, Hartridge had released several videos exposing her decision to freeze her eggs.
Hartridge switched from YouTube fame to work on British television, including the series "Sketch My Life" and "Holy Shit I & # 030; "
YouTube said it was" deeply sad to hear of the tragic loss "of the British author." Our thoughts and condolences are addressed to all of their loved ones and fans, "the company tweeted about its Creators account. 19659012] We are deeply saddened to feel the tragic loss of a truly talented British creator, Emily Hartridge, our thoughts and condolences to all her loved ones and fans. “/>
We are deeply saddened, the tragic loss of a truly talented British creator, Emily Hartridge, our thoughts and condolences go out to all their loved ones and fans.